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Law Enforcement Together
To develop and implement policies and programs to reduce criminal victimization, promote crime prevention and safety awareness, and serve the needs of the senior community in Peabody. In addition, the Council will design and support programs to improve the quality of life for our senior citizens.
If you would like information about becoming a Triad Council member, or would like more information on any of the Triad Programs, please contact the Peabody Council on Aging at
WHAT IS TRIAD?
Triad is a community policing initiative between seniors, law enforcement, and service providers to increase safety through education and crime prevention. Its goals are:
Reduce criminal activity which targets older Americans
Alleviate seniors’ fear of victimization, build confidence and improve the quality of life
Enhance delivery of law enforcement services to senior citizens
WHAT DOES A TRIAD COUNCIL DO?
Empower – give seniors leadership on the Triad Council to determine its direction.
Educate – gather information on criminal activity, and sponsor crime prevention workshops and other programs.
Reach out – reduce fear and increase peace of mind for seniors
Force Links – provide a forum to discuss crime-related needs and concerns of seniors, identify problem areas, and develop and implement community-wide solutions.
House Numbers: 4” numbers to comply with the Massachusetts law and local ordinance.
“ICE: Stickers for Cell Phones
Prescription Drug Disposal
Health Care Proxy
Durable Power of Attorney
Home Improvement Contractor’s Statute
Health Care Fraud
“Teens Today”: Current Issues Facing your Adolescent Grandchild
Also Available thru other Agencies
Hoarding: presentations provided by Laurie Grant, GLSS, 781-586-8605
Health Care Errors, Fraud and Abuse: presentations provided by SMP from Elder Services of the Merrimac Valley, 800-892-0890
Breaking the Silence – Voices of Hope
GLSS & NJN 781-599-0110
Registry of Motor Vehicles Safe DrivingPresentations:
Michele Ellicks 617-973-8995
"Yellow Dot" Program: This sticker on your car's back window alerts emergency responders to Medical Data Record in the glove box of the car.
File of Life: Magnetic Pouch holding your updated medical information on the refrigerator door.
Photo Id: for seniors who do not drive.
Shredding: by appointment at the Torigian Community Life Center.
9-1-1 Disability IndicatorProgram: Applications available at the Police Department or Torigian Community Life Center. This confidential program enables 9-1-1 dispatchers' access to information regarding individuals with disabilities to aid in their emergency care.
Identity Theft: What to do?
Grab and Go Bags: Be ready for an unexpected disaster.
My Personal Information: Record guide for families
SafeLink: Application forms for wireless phones available thru PCOA Social Service.